[erlang-questions] tuple modules, or Set:to_list() is official?

Gleb Peregud <>
Tue Nov 27 09:50:30 CET 2012


As far as I know module tuples are here to stay and will be supported
part of language.

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Motiejus Jakštys <> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I just wrote sets:to_list(SomeSet), and stopped for a second. So does
> this[1] really mean that these are equivalent, supported, and both right
> ways to do the same work?
>
>     set:to_list(SomeSet)
>     SomeSet:to_list()
>
> Is there an underlying message somewhere "if you can, you not
> necessarily should?"
>
> (I am aware that dialyzer will not understand me until R16, but this
> doesn't concern me now).
>
> Answer "go to hell" is also good. That way I will learn that some people
> do hate it and will, and I don't mind programming in subset of Erlang
> for the sake of common good (the same way I appreciate my colleagues
> keeping 80 character line limit just for me).
>
> [1]: http://www.erlang.org/news/35
>
> Regards,
> Motiejus
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